The boss of the distribution giant Michel-Edouard Leclerc said Thursday that there will be no restructuring in the Leclerc centers, while the large distribution sector is shaken by new consumption patterns and the epidemic of coronavirus.
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Asked by Europe 1 on the possibility of restructuring at Leclerc, the day after the announcement of the elimination of nearly 1,500 jobs within the Auchan distributor, the CEO of the group indicated that "
there is no social plan planned at Leclerc
We continue to hire (...) we had not anticipated the Covid, but
changes in consumption 5, 6 years ago.
If we create jobs, it is precisely because we have had this responsiveness,
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The Covid-19 epidemic and containment have accelerated the anchoring of online commerce in consumption habits, requiring a forced transformation of economic models.
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